On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1917

Historical Events

Historic Event

Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop claims his first victory, shooting down and mortally wounding German Leutnant Theiller

Famous Birthdays

  • Nancy Barbato Sinatra, first wife and life-long friend of Frank Sinatra, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American educator (b. 1832)
1917 Highlights

About March 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries